Looks like amazonas going to the graveyard

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Wed May 29 2013 - 17:00:16 UTC

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    Amazonas ( 28393 ) is no longer at 61 degrees West, and so looks like it's been retired, since amazonas 3 was to take over broadcast duties, at that orbital slot.
    
    It had a fuel leak, that reduced it's service life.
    
    http://analyticalgraphicsinc.com/resources/downloads/data/spacecraft-digest/display.aspx?i=106
    
    Kevin
    
    
    
    
    
    
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